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Richmond Township & Mansfield, Tioga County PA 1870 Census
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Tri-Counties Genealogy & History by Joyce M. Tice
1870 Census Records for  Tioga County PA 
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Enumerated  July 25  1870 by David Cameron
Transcribed for Tri Counties by Ed Hutchinson 2005
Formatted & Published by Joyce M. Tice 2006
We now have a local history museum in Mansfield representing the area in and near Mansfield including Richmond, Sullivan, Rutland, Covington, Tioga and more
Visit the History Center on Main Street at 83 North Main Street. We also have a locaton at 61 North Main Street.
Regular hours are noon to 3 T, W Th or by appointment. Extended Summer Hours
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If you have ancestors in our area, the History Center would like to meet you and show you what we know about your family and learn what you know that we don't. Mansfield's people are the heart of what we value. Our genealogy database of nearly 100,000 local links may include your ancestors. We also have filing cabinets full of resources. It's worth a visit.

Updated 25 APRIL 2016
P# = Page Number H# = Household - F# = Family
Note ! - Caucasian unless otherwise noted

Post Offices in Richmond  Township  in 1870  - Unfortunately all enumerators in Tioga County in 1870 were given improper PO instructions. They all consistently listed their own Post Office rather than the PO of the persons enumerated. So, all of that useful information is lost to us. 

Census records are very often difficult to read because of handwriting, microfilm quality, and spelling issues. Our early census takers were not as well educated as we'd like them to have been, and even the people bearing the names often could not spell them with the same consistency we are accustomed to in this era. The census taker wrote what he believed he heard as well as he could. These have been transcribed for you to the very best or our abilities given the difficulties mentioned. Please be tolerant of what you would consider "mistakes." If you can recognize the names you are looking for, then it is a success. If not, then you may want to find a place where you can view the originals so that you can judge for yourselves. Excessive attention to outmoded spelling issues is the sign of a beginner in family research. Those of you who have been at this a while are well aware of the "spelling errors" in our early records and have learned to deal with them. If you have a comment that you think is important for a particular entry send it to me with the EXACT page URL and I will place your note at the bottom of the page.
Richmond Township 323a 323b 324a 324b 325a 325b 326a 326b 327a 327b 328a 328b 329a 329b 330a 330b 331a 331b 332a 332b
333a 333b 334a 334b 335a 335b 336a 336b 337a 337b 338a blank 339a 339b 340a 340b 341a 341b 342a 342b
Mansfield Borough 343a 343b 345a 345b 346a 346b 347a 347b 348a 348b 349a 349b 350a 350b
Joyce's Search Tip - January 2008
Do You Know that you can search just the Census Records on the site by using the three county level Census  buttons in the Partitioned search engine at the bottom of the Current What's New Page

You can further limit your search by choosing the find all words option and entering a year or township name along with your surname. Remember that alternate spellings of surnames WILL affect your search results.

D = Dwelling Number --- F = Family Number
D # F # Last Name First Name Age Sex Color Occupation Real Estate Value Personal property Value Place of Birth Father Foreign Born Mother Foreign Born Month if Born in Census Yr Month if Married in Census Yr School in Census Yr Cannot Read Cannot Write Deaf, Dumb, Blind, Insane or Idiot Male over 21 (Eligible to Vote) Denied the Vote SNDX Remarks
317 322 Rose Marrison 27 M W Farmer 4000 1000 Pennsylvania                 X   R200  
317 322 Rose Martha 25 F W Keeping House     Pennsylvania                     R200  
317 322 Rose Harry 2 M W       Pennsylvania                     R200  
317 322 Gillet Andren 21 M W Farm Laborer     Pennsylvania                 X   G430  
317 322 Smith Dinha 20 M W Domestic Servant     Pennsylvania                     S530  
318 323 Powers William 55 M W Cooper 1500 150 New York                 X   P662  
318 323 Powers Jane 52 F W Keeping House     New York                     P662  
318 323 Powers William 27 M W Cooper   175 New York                 X   P662  
318 323 Powers Nicholas 24 M W       New York                 X   P662  
318 323 Powers Walker 17 M W       New York         X           P662  
318 323 Powers Jennie 20 F W       New York                     P662  
319 324 Furman Fredrick 70 M W Farmer 3000 250 Pennsylvania                 X   F655  
319 324 Furman Angeline 54 F W Keeping House     New York                     F655  
319 324 Furman Loyal 21 M W       Pennsylvania                 X   F655  
319 324 Furman William 18 M W       Pennsylvania         X           F655  
319 324 Furman Mary 16 F W       Pennsylvania         X           F655  
320 325 Whitcomb Alonzo 37 M W Farm Laborer 600 125 Vermont                 X   W325  
320 325 Whitcomb Fidelia 25 F W Keeping House     Pennsylvania                     W325  
320 325 Whitcomb Willis 5 M W       Pennsylvania                     W325  
320 325 Whitcomb Jessie 1 M W       Pennsylvania                     W325  
321 326 Grorer LaFayette 40 M W House Carpenter 2000 500 New York                 X   G666  
321 326 Grorer Eliza 35 F W Keeping House     Pennsylvania                     G666  
321 326 Grorer Lawrence 14 M W       Pennsylvania         X           G666  
321 326 Grorer Alice 11 F W       Pennsylvania         X           G666  
321 326 Grorer Lewella 7 F W       Pennsylvania         X           G666  
321 326 Grorer Jervis 1 M W       Pennsylvania                     G666  
322 327 Gardner Longwell 30 M W Farmer 2000 600 New York                 X   G635  
322 327 Stuart Margraet 70 F W Keeping House     New Jersey                     S363  
322 327 Stuart Jane 24 F W       Pennsylvania                     S363  
322 327 Stuart Rosella 17 F W       Pennsylvania                     S363  
322 327 Stuart Della 12 F W       Pennsylvania         X           S363  
322 327 Nicholas Arthur 16 M W       Pennsylvania         X           N242  
322 327 Nicholas Charles 14 M W       New York         X           N242  
322 327 Nicholas Julius 12 M W       New York                     N242  
323 328 Jerald Thomas 71 M W Farmer 12000 600 New York                 X   J643  
323 328 Jerald Matilda 68 F W     500 Connecticut                     J643  
323 328 Porrers Walker 35 M W     500 Pennsylvania                 X   P662  
323 328 Jerald Alvira 14 F W       Pennsylvania                     J643  
323 328 Jerald Mary 23 F W       Pennsylvania                     J643  
323 328 Jerald William 3 M W       Pennsylvania                     J643  

Published on Tri-Counties Site on 8/17/2006
By Joyce M. Tice